Major milestone reached for Preston tram project

A £25m deal has been reached between the bosses of Preston's ambitious Guild Line tram project and a contractor.
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Michelin-trained chef Krishna Parekh is proud of his new venture in Deepdale

Krishna Parekh has served up culinary delights all over the globe but he has chosen Preston as the centre of his world.

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The one-mile fun run at Leyland Leisure Centre for Heartbeat

Sporting events at Leyland Leisure Centre raises funds for Heartbeat

Sporting communities in Leyland have raised almost £2,000 for Heartbeat.
Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

These cats were found dumped in a box on Moor Park

Appeal for information after cats dumped in Preston park

Can you identify these cats? The RSPCA is appealing for information after the duo were dumped in Preston’s Moor Park on Monday.
An artist's impression of the new trams

Work on Preston’s £19m Guild Tramway could start next month

Work on bringing trams back to Preston for the first time in more than 80 years could be on track as early as next month.

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Photo Neil Cross. 
Preparations for the Goosnargh  St Mary's Church Nativity Crib Festival 
are being finalsied. Pictured l-r are organisers Fliss Pemberton, Delphine Burn, and Sylvia Smith.

Church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin to be filled with nativity cribs from all over the world

More than 150 nativity cribs from all over the world will fill the church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin for a four-day festival marking the start of Advent, also raising funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

Harewood Road, Deepdale

Appeal launched after Preston shop 'ram-raid'

An appeal for witnesses has been launched after a suspected ram-raid at a Preston shop.

St Pauls Surgery, Deepdale, was rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission.

Surgery to shut after poor report

A Preston GP surgery is shutting down after getting a damming report from the Care Quality Commission.

Partners Rhianon Lovelace and Luke Davies are jetting off to North Carolina to compete with the worlds best

Couple's strength knows no bounds as they jet off to the States

The power of love and the gym is propelling a Preston couple across the Atlantic to compete in the world’s pinnacle Strongman competition.
April photo: The Sir Tom Finney Splash statue

Making a Splash as a calendar boy

If there is such a thing as a football statue expert, Kevin Beresford’s your man.

Joshua Bore, 18, of Morris Road, Ribbleton, convicted of Jon-Jo Highton's murder

Jon-Jo killer must serve extra time in jail after failed appeal

A thug involved in a gang attack which claimed a Preston teenager’s life has had his jail time increased after mounting a hopeless appeal.

David Parkes, of Ingol, (far left) with The Beatles at Morecambe Floral Hall in 1963. Also pictured is DJ Dusty Miller (with glasses)

The day The Beatles played in a living room in Preston

Preston dad Naaman Member had been living in his house for almost 30 years, unaware that one night in 1963 The Beatles played in his front room.
Skaters on Moor Park

Family fun on offer at Preston park

A Preston park will host a free family fun day.

Michael Barrett, author The Invincibles

Invincibles book launch boosts hospital appeal

The start of Preston North End’s new season is being celebrated with a nod to the glories of the past.

Geoffrey Street, Preston. Photo: Google Maps

Breaking: Murder probe in Preston after stabbing

A 22-year-old woman from Preston is being held in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder.

The boys in their new PNE strips

Youl goes back to his roots and starts Congo fan club

Youl Mawene admits he is still “on a high” after returning from his first pilgrimage to Africa in search of his roots.

Five-year-old twins Arthur and Alfie Lowe who attend Acorns Primary School in Moor Park, Preston.

Mum of twin boys with down syndrome slams vandals damaging Preston school roof causing it to flood

The mother of two boys with down syndrome says their school life is being ruined by vandals causing classrooms to flood.

Acorns Primary School have been suffering from vandals attacking the school over recent months.  Pictured is headteacher Gail Beaton.

Vandals damaging roof could force Deepdale school to close

A headteacher says she can’t add any extra security after vandals climbed on the school’s roof seeing classrooms flooded and leaving children with learning difficulties distressed.

Heartbeat CEO Jill Rogerson with Gerry Hudson, Maurice Cheney, Michelle Hunt, Caroline Dransfield, Jimmy Fisher and Dave Prescott

Preston’s Heartbeat charity chief Jill has found a job that was meant to be

Some things are meant to be in life.

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